Sam Mewis full of praise for NWSL's Challenge Cup success (1:22)
Thorns FC's Klingenberg delivers fiery pregame speech (0:51)
Foudy: Easy to get stars on board for NWSL in Los Angeles (1:29)
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Hollywood A-listers unite for NWSL team in L.A.

Actresses Uzo Aduba, Jessica Chastain, America Ferrera, Jennifer Garner, Eva Longoria and Natalie Portman are involved in the ownership group.

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NWSL standouts move on to quarterfinals

As the tournament knockout rounds begin Friday, Graham Hays highlights the players who made favorable impressions in the preliminary matches.

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USWNT's Sullivan injures knee, out 3-6 months

Washington Spirit captain Andi Sullivan will miss the remainder of the NWSL Challenge Cup after tearing the medial meniscus in her left knee.

Dunn: Not playing the national anthem silences BLM supporters (1:12)
USWNT 'still have a lot to fight for' in equal pay lawsuit (1:47)
Mewis: Trust the key factor to NWSL's bubble success (1:27)
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NWSL: Officials join players kneeling for anthem

Three of four match officials joined players in kneeling during the national anthem before an NWSL game between the Houston Dash and Utah Royals FC.

Foudy: Lavelle, Dunn impressive in NWSL's return (1:19)